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Three dead, including toddler, after fire in Manitoba mobile home

PLUMAS, Man. — Two adults and a toddler are dead following a mobile home fire near a small Manitoba community. RCMP say they and firefighters responded to the blaze early Friday night near Plumas, Man., about 175 kilometres west of Winnipeg.

Two dead in fatal blaze were in their 20s: Quebec provincial police

QUEBEC — Two people are dead after a fire swept through a home in Matane, Que., in the lower St-Lawrence region. Quebec provincial police say the fire began about 5 a.m.
Jury has questions as deliberations continue in Halifax jail cell death case

Jury has questions as deliberations continue in Halifax jail cell death case

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia jury will return to deliberations Sunday morning in the case of two special constables charged in the death of an impaired 41-year-old man who suffocated in a Halifax police jail cell.
Quebec overturns decision to deny French woman immigration documents over her French

Quebec overturns decision to deny French woman immigration documents over her French

MONTREAL — The Quebec government has overturned a decision to deny a French woman her Quebec immigration documents because a chapter of her PhD thesis was written in English.
Unattended cigarette may be cause of Montreal fatal fire that left mom, daughter dead

Unattended cigarette may be cause of Montreal fatal fire that left mom, daughter dead

MONTREAL — An unattended cigarette may be behind a fire inside a west-end Montreal apartment late Friday that left a woman and her eight-year-old daughter dead and her five-year-old daughter fighting for her life, police said Saturday.

Scientists breathe easier as marine heat wave off west coast weakens

VANCOUVER — Scientists say a marine heat wave that blanketed a large area of the west coast has weakened, but the potential disruption to ocean life isn't over yet.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $15 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $15 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Nov. 12 will grow to approximately $20 million. The Canadian Press

B.C. gives Vancouver $1 million for proposed Chinese-Canadian museum

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver is getting a $1 million boost from the B.C. government to support the establishment of a Chinese-Canadian museum, with the goal of creating branches in other communities across the province.
Quebec suspends controversial immigration reform for foreign students, workers

Quebec suspends controversial immigration reform for foreign students, workers

QUEBEC — The Quebec government is ending a nightmarish week by suspending its proposed changes to a popular fast-track immigration program for foreign students and workers.
Health Canada 'actively monitoring' U.S. vaping illness breakthrough

Health Canada 'actively monitoring' U.S. vaping illness breakthrough

OTTAWA — Canadian health officials say they are closely monitoring an apparent U.S. breakthrough into the cause of a mysterious vaping illness. The U.S.